We know how exciting it is to go travelling but before you start your trip, make sure to do your research so you can travel smart and safely.

Most travel insurance providers in New Zealand offer a selection of policies that allow you to choose a policy suited to your needs.

Here are a couple of things to think about when considering travel insurance…

Travel insurance can cover disruptions

When you travel, there’s a lot that’s out of your control. Flights can be delayed or you might need to return home if an emergency occurs.

Without travel insurance, disruptions to your trip can end up costing you a great deal of time and money. In many cases, you lose the money you’ve already paid, and have to pay for new bookings too.

Many travel insurance packages will cover you for incidents that are out of your control, so that you don’t have to spend your hard earned money if something goes wrong.

Reimbursement for losses and expenses

How much is your luggage worth to you? If your luggage is stolen, lost or damaged abroad, this can be very costly and if you don’t have the right travel insurance, you will be responsible for replacing your items.

Taking out the right insurance, however, you can be reimbursed for your losses and expenses, meaning that you won’t lose money due to an airline or accomodation mishaps, or theft.

Don’t allow any unfortunate inconveniences to put a damper on your trip

Insure that you have an exciting holiday and remember by purchasing a good travel insurance policy can cover you against travel disruptions.


The information is of a general nature and does not constitute financial advice or other professional advice. Before taking any action, you should always seek financial advice or other professional advice relevant to your personal circumstances.